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Open Government and Freedom of Information, Policy and Practice in Asia and the Middle East

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Preface -- References -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Part I: Prologue -- Chapter 1: Open Government and Freedom of Information: Parameters and Determinants-An Introduction -- Introduction -- Explaining Open Government -- The Pivotal Elements of Open Government -- Transparency -- Accountability -- Participation -- Inclusive Policies -- Technology -- Open Government Partnership -- Exploring Freedom of Information -- Open Government and Bureaucracy -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Open Government and Freedom of Information in Asia: Exploring Developments and Outcomes -- Introduction -- Dimensions of OG and FOI in Asia -- Asian Case Studies of OG and FOI -- References -- Part II: Country Studies East &amp -- Southeast Asia -- Chapter 3: Leaning Towards the Light? The Path to Open Government in Taiwan -- Introduction -- Policy Highlights of Open Government -- Participatory Budgeting -- Youth Advisory Committees -- Open Data -- Online Civic Engagement Platforms -- Assessing the Performance of Open Government -- Transparency -- Public Participation -- Inclusion -- Public Accountability -- Conclusions and Further Challenges -- References -- Chapter 4: Open Government and Freedom of Information: The Philippine Experience -- Overview -- Literature Review -- Philippine Policies on Public Transparency and Accountability -- FOI and OG in the Philippines and Its Southeast Asian Neighbours -- The Necessity of a FOI Act in the Philippines -- Issues and Concerns -- The Role of Institutions for FOI in the Philippines -- Discussion -- Strong Political Leadership -- Multi-sectoral Collaboration -- Information Dissemination Through Digital Platforms -- Support from International Institutions -- Conclusion -- References
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non fiction
1st ed.
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1 online resource (414 pages)
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